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" with scott pelley. this i >> pelley: good evening. we're beginning with breaking news in the crash of asiana flight 214. the pilots of that aircraft have now told federal investigators that they set the automatic throttle controls on the plane for a proper landing speed and then discovered to their surprise at the last moment that the plane had slowed far beyond that setting. late today, the head of the national transportation safety board gave us new details about the four pilots who were on board the boeing 777 and what they were doing in the seconds before it crashed late saturday morning while attempting to land at the san francisco airport. john blackstone in san francisco has the latest on the investigation. john? >> reporter: scott, n.t.s.b. chairman deborah hersman has just completed briefing us interviews with these pilots. of the four pilots three of them were on the flight deck at the time of the landing. here's what she had to say about the supervising pilot on the flight deck. >> he reported that this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time that he and
'm allen martin. >> i'm elizabeth cook. mobile5 is near the wreckage of asiana flight 214. tonight, the faa is writing new safety rules for u.s. pilots in the wake of that crash. first officers will now be required to complete 1500 hours of flight training before taking the controls in a commercial cockpit, the same as captains. the old rule was 250 hours. meanwhile, we heard today from more of the heroes of flight 214. kpix 5 reporter ryan takeo has their stories. ryan. >> reporter: elizabeth, everyone who survived the crash has a story to tell. today we heard from the last crew member to get off the plane. as press conferences go, this one was brief and tough to watch. these flight attendants were heroes saturday. their first priority was helping passengers to safety. even heroes cry. the cabin manager spoke briefly through a translator. [ non-english language ] >> i hope for all the families who have suffered losses from this accident to recover as quickly as possible and they are all in my prayers. >> reporter: one of the passengers who survived, eugene rau, another and a airline attend
with the survivor story. >> reporter: some of those aboard asiana flight 214 recall a stunned silence when the plane came to rest at the side of runway 28 left. >> we had, mind you, no warning, right? everybody is ready to land. with no warning during the whole crash and even after the crash, nothing from the pilot or the crew over the radio, right? >> reporter: so nobody came on with any announcement. >> nothing. we were left to ourselves to basically figure it out. >> reporter: ben was sitting next on an emergency window exit. thought his ribs might be broken but he acted quickly opening the door. >> i just started saying, "we're going to be okay. we need to get out of here quick. leave everything behind. help each other. get out. get out. get out." >> reporter: some crew members are also creditd with quick action. this flight attendant was photographed carrying a passenger out on her back. >> one flight attendant was doing an extremely good job. she came by me and said you have to exit through straight ahead. i exited through a completely different door than i was sitting next to. >> reporter: di
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